Salem Today for your Best Life Tomorrow

Salem Students succeed at phenomenal rates! Why? Let them tell you! 

My research experience at Salem made me a strong candidate for medical school. Salem incorporates research into all its science classes, which teaches us how to address problems and seek solutions. As I meet more people in the field, I see how unusual my experience was, especially compared to other programs.”–Nicole Keyser ‘18, Wake Forest University Medical School student 

“I attribute almost all my success to Salem. The support there is layers deep.“–Britani Peterson ‘18, Pennsylvania State University School of Law student

Outstanding Graduate School Acceptance! 

  • 100% Acceptance in Law School
  • 90% Acceptance in Medical/Dental School & health-related graduate programs

“Salem prepares you for a world of possibilities. At every turn, Salem pushed me to explore and capitalize on my education. Today, I live in Rwanda and work for a social entrepreneurship organization that helps farmers in East Africa grow their way out of poverty.”–Sarah Hylden ‘07, Global Supply Chain Director, One Acre Fund

The professors are one of the best things about Salem! They are incredinly knowledgeable and supportive, while also holding us to high standards. My first years in the profession were smooth and successful becauase of what I learned from the Salem faculty.”–Laura Williams ‘14, M.Ed. ‘19, 4th Grade Teacher, Walnut Cove Elementary. 

Rynne Ambrose
'12 - Chemistry

Rynne Ambrose’s research on the design of anti-cancer drugs for pancreatic cancer has the potential to change millions of lives. 

Debbie Furr's journey at Salem began in the fall of 1988.

'10 - Art

Erin K. Hylton is a cultural organizer, social justice advocate, mentor, and artist who proudly hails from the Bronx, NY, and works as programs coordinator at The Studio Museum in Harlem.

After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Nadege was integral in the creation of House of Hope orphanage. To help better run the facility, she came to Salem College to complete her degree.

headshot of Katherine Holland
'00 - Economics

After managing partnerships and planning for UNICEF, Katherine Holland recently became chief operating officer of Women Deliver in New York City.

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